IGNOU begins e-books initiative for distant learners

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New Delhi, Jan 27 (UNI) Taking another giant stride towards empowering people through education while taking education to newer vistas, the Indira Gandhi Naional University (IGNOU) today launched its 'e-books' initiative for its Distance Learners Library programme.

The initiative, inaugurated by IGNOU Vice-Chancellor V N Rajshekharan Pillai, would see 185 e-books reach the university's students all over India through its regional centres, according to the IGNOU.

At the initial stage, the e-books cover Sciences, Computer Sciences, Humanities and Management through its first lot of 185 books, subscribed from Netlibrary Aggregator', but would soon include a wide array of subjects and topics.

The e-books would soon be made available to other participating institutions of open and distance learning system through the National Open and Distance Learners' Library and Information Network (NODLINET).


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